As Old As My Tongue

66 min - Tanzania, United Kingdom Andy Jones

Rebel, Singer, Drummer, Womens leader; Bi Kidude is a living legend on her home island of Zanzibar and has beguiled audiences around the world on her wide and varied travels. Bi Kidude challenges our perception of age, of stardom, and of women in a Muslim society. Shes been breaking the rules since she ran away from Koran school to the Stone town docks at the age of ten. The film reveals a life of dramatic contrasts and features a classic soundtrack comprising 100 years of Swahili music.